About this book
Paperback edition of the book which shows just what it is that makes our planet so special and able to support intelligent life. Gribbin makes the link between the whole series of cosmic events that gave rise to our civilisation.
Shows what makes our planet so special, explaining why the 'Fermi Paradox' - the apparent absence of alien life - holds the key to our uniqueness. In this book, the author makes the link between the whole series of cosmic events that gave rise to our civilization - a unique set of circumstances that have not, and could not, occur anywhere else.